November 2020 – Lupus Fighters of America

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Your support can improve the quality of life for people with lupus through research, education and advocacy. Help us continue to have the greatest impact on people’s lives in the…

Who gets lupus?

While lupus can occur at any age and in either sex, 90 percent of those living with lupus are female. Women are often diagnosed during the childbearing years, between the…

What Is a Lupus Specialist?

What Is a Lupus Specialist? A lupus specialist is an expert in the evaluation and treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). It is a widespread systemic disease with an autoimmune…

Lupus and Brain Fog

An estimated 80% of individuals with lupus will experience brain fog. Learning what may contribute to brain fog and how to manage it can improve day-to-day quality of life. Introduction…

Lupus and Cannabis: A New Conversation

At Lupus Fighters of America, we rigorously stay up-to-date on the latest lupus treatments and therapy strategies.  In this article, we explore the uses of cannabis and its derivatives.  The…

Lupus and Aging: Immunosenescence

Are you over 60 and living with lupus? Even it you are not over 60 yet, it is critical to know how aging affects those of us living with lupus.…

Isolation and Anxiety: Living with Lupus

For many around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has required restrictions on travel, work, school and gatherings in public areas!  Feelings of uncertainty and of being cut off from others…

Allergies and Lupus

Both allergies and lupus are conditions driven by an overly reactive immune system, and both are seemingly on the increase.  Are they related and why? Introduction What are the most…

Lupus Advocacy – Using Your Voice to Make a Difference

Whether you have first-hand experience with lupus and lupus overlap diseases or you are driven to fight for the people who cope with lupus, you are in a unique position…

War on Hunger

Hungry children, families & individuals need our help Did you know childhood hunger can cause lasting physical and mental challenges on into adulthood? There’s no excuse for allowing boys and…